Do The Same Factors That Influence Getting Into The GMB 3-Pack Also Influence The Others In The General Listings?

By April

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In episode 346 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if the factors that influence getting into the GMB 3-pack are the same and if it also influences others in the general listings.

The exact question was:

Hi Guys, as usual you provided a GREAT answer to a question I asked last week, so thank you, thank you, thank you again for all that you do to “”give back”” (smile) . . . I was wondering, do the same factors that influence getting into the GMB 3-Pack, like proximity to searcher, GMB profile optimization, quantity of reviews, quality of reviews, GMB Posts, backlinks, etc, also influence the position of the other businesses in the “”General”” GMB listings after you click on the “”View all”” link at the bottom of the 3-Pack, and what is the order of importance and effectiveness for those factors? . . . As always, your help is VERY much appreciated (smile)

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Should You Publish All Posts With Silo Or Just Initial Posts In GMB?

By April

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In Hump Day Hangouts episode 345, one participant asked if one should publish all posts with silo or just initial posts in GMB.

The exact question was:

When it comes to Silo Posting in GMB, what do you suggest, publishing all posts with silo or just initial posts should be silo and rest should be normal one (like linking to other assets)?

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How Do You Strategize Selling Local SEO Services Packages To Clients?

By April

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In episode 345 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked how to strategize selling Local SEO services to clients.

The exact question was:

Hey, I am new here and trying to start an agency to sell local SEO. My plan is to sell an initial package with Onpage SEO and an SEO Shield for the first month. After that I am struggling with what I should sell them for SEO. I dont want to sell them just some random backlink package like most other agencies. I want to help get my clients get great results and be a regular customer so I can make this my main income.

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Will Adding Posts With Relevant Keywords And Proper Backlinks Help Boost A City Page?

By April

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In episode 345 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if adding posts with relevant keywords and proper backlinks help boost a city page.

The exact question was:

Hi Guys (smile) . . . If you're building a multi-city local business niche Wordpress site without using “”Categories”” or “”Silos””, but instead just creating a separate page for each city and keyword combination, will adding “”Posts”” with relevant keyword and city location content for each city/keyword combination with a backlink to the related city/keyword page boost the seo ranking “”juice”” for those pages or will it confuse Google and take the seo focus off of the related “”Pages””? . . . As always, your help VERY much appreciated (smile)

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What Address Should You Use In The Citation If The Business Has Different Physical And Mailing Address?

By April

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In episode 344 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked what address to use in the citation if the business has different physical and mailing address.

The exact question was:

He says, What's up SM gang? I have two questions about service area business listings, I have a client that has a hidden address residential address. Now that mailbox services are no longer allowed. On their Google My Business listing the business model requires a lot of packages to be sent to and from their UPS Store mailbox address. Example non local clients pay online and ship items to the mailbox for repairs.

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Is It Okay To Use A Google Site As An Actual Local Lead Gen Site?

By April

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In the 339th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is okay to use a Google site as an actual local lead gen site.

The exact question was:

(2) Since it is my understanding that a “”Google Site”” is considered a non-spam authority asset by Google, I was wondering if it was OK to use it for an actual “”Local Lead Gen”” site, or would Google look harshly at that? . . . And does Google have the ability to detect “”I-Frames”” and inserted “”Javascript”” on a Google Site, and if so will that cause them to “”red flag”” it? . . . . Thank you very much, as usual your help is greatly appreciated (smile)

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Is There A Ranking Benefit If You Attach Location Pages To The Main Service Page?

By April

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In episode 338 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if there is a ranking benefit if you attach location pages to the main service page.

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Is there much benefit and ranking benefits if I attach location pages to the main service page like this /hvac/hvac-new-york/ or do seperate the location pages out on their own and then add internal links from the main service page.

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What GMB Location Should You Target If You Have A Vacation Rental Catering To International Customers?

By April

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In episode 332 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked what GMB location you should target if you have a vacation rental catering to international customers.

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So what do you recommend if say you have a vacation rental in yosemite national park where people come from all over the world? What city/county/state/country would you target in gmb location service area?

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What Schema Do You Recommend For City And Location Pages?

By April

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In episode 331 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked what schema the team recommends for city and location pages.

The exact question was:

On city/location pages which schema do you recommend? or should I use the local business throughout? thanks

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